Report to Society

Stakeholders

CORPORATE OFFICE

Name of StakeholdersType of interaction
(formal or informal)
Frequency of
interaction
Issues dealt with during the year
EMPLOYMENT
 All staff at the Corporate Office BothDaily 
 Executive ManagementBothDaily 
 All Heads of Department at the Corporate OfficeBothDaily 

SOUTH AFRICA

Name of StakeholdersType of interaction (formal or informal)Frequency of interactionIssues dealt with during the year
COMMUNITY
MponengMerefong City Council FormalMonthlyLabour & social plan issues, job creation projects
Community LeadersFormalMonthlyas above
Local NewspaperInformalQuarterlyProjects undertaken by Mponeng, Savuka. Newsworthy issues for the local newspaper - informing the communities in which we operate.
Organised labourInformal / formalBi-weeklyDay-to-day labour relations issues
Local Authorities - SAPS - DMEFormalWeeklyLabour and mining related issues
Environmental groupsInformalMonthlyConstantly interacting to identify possible projects where we can get involved.
Old age homesInformalMonthlySame as above.
Educational and childcare institutionsInformalBi-weeklySame as above.
SuppliersFormalWeeklyContracts as well as keeping suppliers informed about the industry.
TauTonaMerafong CouncilFormalMonthly and quarterlyIDP issues - projects, housing issues, etc
Several NGOsInformalWhen requiredIdentify needs as to do contributions
Tau LekoaOrganised LabourFormal/informalDaily formal meeting on monthly basis 
Local GovernmentFormalMonthly and quarterly 
SavukaMerafong City CouncilFormalMonthlySocial & Labour plan issues, job creation projects
Community LeadersFormalMonthlyAs above
Local NewspaperInformalQuarterlyProjects undertaken by Mponeng, Savuka. Newsworthy issues for the local newspaper
Local NewspaperInformal / FormalBi-weekly Day-to-day labour-related issues
KopanangOrganised LabourInformal as well as formalDaily formal meeting on monthly basis 
Local GovernmentFormalWeekly and Quarterly 
Lesotho CommunityInformal as well as formalMonthly with representatives Ad Hoc 
Management and EmployeesFormal/informalDaily, Weekly, Monthly & Quarterly 
Great NoligwaOrganised LabourInformal as well as formalDaily formal meeting on monthly basis 
Local GovernmentFormalMonthly and quarterly 
Moab KhotsongNUMFormal/informalDailyConditions of employment
UASAFormal/informalDailyCalendar 2009
SolidarityFormal/informalDailySafety, retention and productivity agreement
MoghakaFormalMonthly and quarterlyJob creation, skills development and general community development
ENVIRONMENT
Mponeng West Wits Mine ServicesFormalRegularly/DailyMine Services is responsible for the water reticulation for the three shafts in the West Wits area, as well as roads, properties, land management etc. Regular communication takes place between all the parties involved. Mine Services also communicates to interested and affected parties (e.g. farmers bordering the property, owners of land through which channels flow, etc.
FarmersFormalWhen necessaryA farmer used process water from the Welverdiend Channel that runs through his property, to fill dams. He was requested not to continue with this practice. Outcome pending. (All the communication was done through Mine Services but the illegal use of process water implicates Mponeng indirectly)
Government AuthoritiesFormalWhen necessaryGovernment will be informed of any major incident where applicable. This type of communication will be handled by the Environmental Management department.
Tau TonaDepartment of Minerals and Energy (DME)FormalAd hocCompliance regulator and Mining licence authority
Deparment of Water Affairs and Forrestry (DWAF)Formal - Via EMD mostlyAd hocCompliance regulator and Water Licence Authority
Unions and associationsFormalAs per formal structures on mineInformation and continual improvement
Tau LekoaDepartment of Minerals and Energy (DME)FormalAd hocEnvironmental compliance
Department of Water Affairs and Forrestry (DWAF)FormalAd hocPermit compliance
Unions and associationsFormalAs per mine communication structureInformation and continual improvement
Savuka West Wits Mine ServicesFormalRegularly/DailyMine Services is responsible for the water reticulation for the three shafts in the West Wits area, as well as roads, properties, land management etc. Regular communication takes place between all the parties involved. Mine Services also communicate to Interested and affected parties (e.g. farmers bordering the property, owners of land through which channels flow etc.
FarmersFormalWhen necessaryA farmer used process water from the Welverdiend Channel that runs through his property, to fill dams. He was requested not to continue with this practice. Outcome pending. (All the communication was done through Mine Services but the illegal use of process water implicates Mponeng indirectly)
Government AuthoritiesFormalWhen necessaryIf and when major incidents occur, the Environmental Management Department will communicate to the relevant authorities
KopanangDepartment of Minerals and Energy (DME)FormalAd hocEnvironmental compliance
Department of Water Affairs and Forrestry (DWAF)FormalAd hocPermit compliance
Unions and associationsFormalAs per mine communication structureInformation and continual improvement
Great NoligwaEMDFormalWeeklyISO 14001 System Requirements
EMDFormalYearlyISO 14001 Legal And Other Requirement
EMDInformalMonthlyMajor/Medium Environmental Incident Reporting
GNM ContractorsFormalYearlyContractor Compliance Towards 14001 Standard
DQSFormalYearlyCertification Audits (ISO 14001)
Moab KhotsongWe do not communicate directly with the stakeholders   
SA MetallurgyMidvaal Water CompanyKOSH Air Quality ForumQuarterlyFallout Dust Monitoring Results
Simmer and Jack Mining CompanyKOSH Air Quality ForumQuarterlyFallout Dust Monitoring Results
Matlosana Municipal CouncilKOSH Air Quality ForumQuarterlyFallout Dust Monitoring Results
EMPLOYMENT
MponengParticipation at the Merafong City CouncilFormalMonthly 
Community LeadersFormalMonthly 
Local NewspaperInformalQuarterly 
Organised LabourFormal / InformalBi-Weekly 
Tau TonaLocal Council - MerafongFormal/informalMonthly 
Unions - NUM, UASA and SolidarityFormal/informalWeekly 
SavukaParticipation at the Merafong City CouncilFormalMonthly 
Community LeadersFormalMonthly 
Local NewspaperInformalQuarterly 
Organised LabourFormal/informalBi-weekly 
KopanangOrganised LabourInformal as well as formalDaily formal meeting and monthly meetings 
Local governmentFormalAd Hoc 
Lesotho CommunityInformal as well as formal visitsMonthly with representatives ad hoc 
Management and EmployeesInformal as well as formalDaily 
DMEInformal as well as formalMonthly and ad hoc 
DOLFormalYearly 
Moab KhotsongNUMInformal and formalDaily 
UASAInformal and formalWeekly and monthly 
SolidarityInformal and formalWeekly and monthly 
Triest Training CentreFormalMonthly 
HEALTH AND SAFETY
MponengNational Union of Mine workersFormal/informalWeekly/DailyInjury investigations Standards and Codes of Practice reviews Working arrangements
DMEFormal/informalWeekly/DailyMine Health and Safety legislation
UASAFormal/informalWeekly/DailyInjury investigations Standards and Codes of Practice reviews Working arrangements
SolidarityFormal/informalWeekly/DailyInjury investigations Standards and Codes of Practice reviews Working arrangements
CommunityFormal/informalQuarterlyCommunity briefing
Tau LekoaDepartment of Minerals and EnergyFormalDaily, weekly and monthly when requiredRegulatory issues, section 54 and 55 issues. Exemptions and permissions etc.
NUMInformalDailyHealth & Safety Related issues
UASAInformalDailyHealth & Safety Related issues
SolidarityInformalDailyHealth & Safety Related issues
SavukaNational Union of Mine workersFormal/informalWeekly/DailyInjury investigations Standards and Codes of Practice reviews Working arrangements
DMEFormal/informalWeekly/DailyMine Health and Safety legislation
UASAFormal/informalWeekly/DailyInjury investigations Standards and Codes of Practice reviews Working arrangements
SolidarityFormal/informalWeekly/DailyInjury investigations Standards and Codes of Practice reviews Working arrangements
CommunityFormal/informalQuarterlyCommunity briefing
KopanangDepartment of Minerals and Energy (DME)FormalAd hocSafety and health compliance
Department of Water Affairs and Forrestry (DWAF)FormalAd hocPermit compliance
Unions and associationsFormalAs per mine communication structureInformation and continual improvement OHSAS
Great NoligwaDepartment of mineral and energyFormalDaily /weeklyReporting of incidents/accidents and submitting of SAMrass reports. Changes to legislation
National Nuclear RegulatorFormalMonthly/QuarterlyMonthly reports/Quarterly audits
Moab Khotsong NUMFormalDaily basis, OngoingNegotiations
Department of Minerals and EnergyFormalWeekly basis or as required OngoingVarious Health and Safety related communication by the Department of Minerals and Energy. Permits, exemptions, appointments, etc. Others include SAMRASS accident reporting, legal notification, etc.
UASAFormalDaily basis, OngoingVarious Health and Safety related communication by the Department of Minerals and Energy. Mine Health and Safety Committee related issues. Labour relations, employment equity, safety communication, agreements and negotiations
SolidarityFormalDaily basis, OngoingVarious Health and Safety related communication by the Department of Minerals and Energy. Mine Health and Safety Committee related issues. Labour relations, employment equity, safety communication, agreements and negotiations
 
Management and Line supervisorsFormalDaily basisSafety briefs, safety topics, Do it right meetings, daily morning meetings, weekly review meetings, quarterly mass meetings, etc
HIV & AIDS
MponengOrganised LabourFormalMonthlyVCT Marketing Support during actual Counseling and Testing
Mothusimpilo (Central NGO)FormalQuarterlyVCT STI Prevention Posters Condoms (Male & Female)
Carletonville Home Based Care CentreFormalMonthlyCo-ordinate HIV/AIDS orphans - Assisted with placement of orphan on training programme
Peer EducatorsFormalMonthlyEducation Performance Evaluation Posters Condoms
ManagementFormalMonthlyVCT Assistance with marketing Venue availability
Tau Tona Peer EducatorsFormal Monthly meetings chaired by PE Coordinator.PE matters
VCT CouncillorInformalAd hocDiscuss VCT matters
Unions - mainly NUMInformalAd hocHIV/Aids matters in general
SavukaOrganised LabourFormalMonthlyVCT Marketing Support during actual Counseling and Testing
Mothusimpilo (Central NGO)FormalQuarterlyVCT STI Prevention Posters Condoms (Male & Female)
Carletonville Home Based Care CentreFormalMonthlyCo-ordinate HIV/AIDS orphans - Assisted with placement of orphan on training programme
Peer EducatorsFormalMonthlyEducation Performance Evaluation Posters Condoms
ManagementFormalMonthlyVCT Assistance with marketing Venue availability
KopanangManagementFormalWeekly & MonthlyHIV / AIDS prevention Risk profile Induction VCT Campaigns Peer counselors AHS role and assistance Progress Clinic / Medical station
AGA HealthFormalMonthlyHIV / AIDS prevention Risk Profile Induction VCT Campaigns Peer counselors AHS role and assistance Progress Clinic / Medical station
Organised LabourFormalMonthly Ad hocAll health & Safety threats & Risk HIV / AIDS prevention Risk profile Induction VCT Campaigns Peer counselors AHS role and assistance Progress Clinic / Medical station
EmployeesInformal & FormalAd hoc, Campaigns Annually, Induction, Wellness gamePrevention Campaigns Wellness Game (HIV / AIDS, Noise, Dust & Radiation) VCT & ART Wellness Clinics Counseling Education & training of family members
Family members of employeesInformal when requiredAd hocEducation and training regarding family care Counseling of family members and partners if and when required
DMEFormalAd hocAudits Clinics & Medical station protocol Health & Safety of workers
Peer EducatorsFormal/informalWeekly / Monthly / Ad hocTraining HIV / Aids prevention Risk profile Induction VCT Campaigns Peer counselors AHS role and assistance Progress Clinic / Medical station
Great NoligwaOrganised LabourFormalWeeklyVCT Marketing and Status
Management RepresentativesFormal / InformalWeekly / DailyVCT Marketing and Status
EmployeesInformal /FormalWeekly MonthlyVCT Marketing and Status
CommunityInformalAd hocVCT and Condom distribution and use
AGA HealthInformal /FormalDaily WeeklyVCT Marketing, status, planning and process
Moab KhotsongUnions & AssociationsFormalMonthlyStrategy
HIV/Aids CommitteeFormalMonthlyStrategy/Campaigns
NGO'sInformalQuarterlyCampaigns
CommunityInformalQuarterlyCampaigns

ARGENTINA

Name of StakeholdersType of interaction (formal or informal)Frequency of interactionIssues dealt with during the year
COMMUNITY
Cerro VanguardiaShareholders AGA Formal/informalRegularManagement policies, reporting, audits
Shareholders FomicruzFormal/informalMonthlyLocal Board of Directors, reporting, consulting
EmployeesFormal/informalRegularLabor aspect, social aspects, training
Union - AOMAFormal/informalRegularCommon objectives like housing, collective agreement, labor disputes
Employee familiesFormalOccasionalProgram and activities in the Community
SchoolsFormalRegularFinance and training assistance
Local UniversityFormalRegularCommon projects, finance assistance training for employees
Provincial Mining ChamberFormalRegularCommon interest, relationship with local government and law makers
Development AgencyFormal/informalRegularActive member, finance assistance
Commerce ChamberFormal/informalRegularSuppliers development
Sport institutionsFormalRegularFinancial assistance
Churchs, HospitalFormalRegularAssistance with common programs or projects
ECONOMIC PERFORMANCE
Cerro VanguardiaAngloGold Ashanti LtdFormal and informal interactionDailyFinancial figures, reports, operational information, business plan, cash flow projections, cash constrains, borrowings information, comfort letter from head office, etc.
Fomicruz SEFormal and informal interactionMonthlyFinancial information, cash constrains, dividends, royalties, claims against national government, fiscal stability, etc.
CustomsFormal and informal interactionMonthlyRetention tax on exports, delay in payments of reimbursements from Patagonian ports, operating issues related to shipments of dore, imports issues
National Tax AgencyFormal and informal interactionMonthlyVAT Credit reimbursements, fiscal stability, Pre-payments on income tax.
Chamber of Commerce of San JulianFormal and informal interactionMonthlyEconomic impact of CVSA in the local community.
Suppliers & ContractorsFormal and informal interactionDailybudget.
External auditorsFormal and informal interactionMonthlyAnnual audit on local statutory financial statements and IFRS & US GAAP packages for consolidation purposes.
Statutory Audit CommiteeFormal interactionQuarterlyQuarterly reports and annual audit on local statutory financial statements. Cash constrains and borrowing
External Tax AdvisersFormal and informal interactionMonthly / QuarterlyTax issues, income tax annual statement for the federal government, transfer pricing, VAT Credit reimbursements from the National Tax Agency, fiscal stability issues, etc.
Provincial Mining AuthorityFormal interactionMonthlyCalculation and payment of production taxes for the month
National Mining AuthorityFormal interactionAnnuallyAnnual Statements in accordance with Federal Mining Law 24196
CompetitorsFormal and informal interactionAnnuallyAnnual Mining Events where the mining industry shows its results, new projects, specialised suppliers, etc.
EMPLOYMENT
Cerro VanguardiaShareholder AGAFormalWeekly 
Shareholder Formicruz S.E.FormalWeekly 
EmployeesFormal/informalDaily 
Employees familiesInformalOccasional 
Union Cerro Vanguardia DelegatesFormal/informalDaily 
Union National AuthoritiesFormalOccasional 
Labor AuthoritiesFormalRegular 
Local UniversityFormalWeekly 
Local SchoolsFormalRegular 
Province SchoolsFormalRegular 
Training SuppliersFormalRegular 
Other Mining CompaniesInformalRegular 
ENVIRONMENT
Cerro VanguardiaProvincial Mining DirectionFormal interactionEvery two monthsEnvironmental Report, Environmental Incident Report
Puerto Deseado Farming SocietyFormal interactionFeb 2008 and Jul. 2008Precipitation Records, Hydrogeological studies
Local University (UNPA San Julián)Formal interactionMonthlyAnnual Monitoring Reports, Environmental Baseline studies.
Provincial AuthoritiesInformal interactionEvery 2 monthsCyanide Management, Emergency Plan, Cyanide Procedures, Flora & Fauna Monitoring
Fundación Vida Silvestre Argentina (WWF)Informal interactionOctober 2008Environmental Impact Studies, Annual Monitoring Plan
Fauna Provincial DirectionInformal interactionSeptember 2008Fauna Monitoring
Fomicruz S.E.Formal interactionWeeklyEnvironmental Report, Environmental Incident Report, Monitoring progress
Water Resources Provincial DirectionFormal interactionMonthlyMonthly consumption water

AUSTRALIA

Name of StakeholdersType of interaction (formal or informal)Frequency of interactionIssues dealt with during the year
ETHICS AND GOVERNANCE
Perth OfficeEmployees Formal/informalDaily 
WA Department of Industry & ResourcesFormal/informalMonthly 
WA Department of Environment & ConservationFormal/informalQuarterly 
Laverton CommunityFormal/informalMonthly 
Indigenous CommunitiesFormal/informalAt least quarterly 
Joint Venture PartnersFormal/informalAt least monthly 
Investment communityFormal/informalAt least quarterly 
ContractorsFormal/informalDaily 
Industry BodiesFormal/informalWeekly/monthly 
Interest GroupsFormal/informalAt least quarterly 
EMPLOYMENT
Perth OfficeEmployeesFormal/informalDailyNo issues
Laverton CommunityFormal/informalMonthly 
Indigenous CommunitiesFormal/informalAt least quarterly 
ContractorsFormal/informalDaily 
Interest Groups (NGOs)Formal/informalAt least quarterly 
EmployeesFormal/informalDaily 
Industry AssociationsFormal/informalMonthly 
Independent ContractorsFormal/informalDaily 
GovernmentFormalMonthly 
AGA Corporate and RegionalFormal/informalWeekly 
HR Service Providers*Formal/informalWeekly 
Sunrise Dam HR EmployeesFormal/informalDaily 
Industry AssociationsFormal/informalMonthly 
Independent ContractorsFormal/informalDaily 
GovernmentFormallyMonthly 
AGA Corporate & RegionalFormal/informalWeekly 
Laverton CommunityFormal/informalMonthly/Quarterly 
Local Indigenous CommunitiesFormal/informalMonthly/Quarterly 
TropicanaEmployeesFormal/informalDaily 
Industry AssociationsFormal/informalMonthly 
GovernmentFormalMonthly 
AGA Corporate and RegionalFormal/informalWeekly 
HR Service Providers*Formal/informalWeekly 
COMMUNITY
Sunrise DamEmployeesFormal/informalDaily/monthlyDiscuss specific environmental incidents and procedures when required.
Department of Consumer & EmploymentFormalMonthlyMonthly reports and details associated with site specific incidents.
Industry BodyFormalMonthlyAttend executive meetings, and associated working group meetings.
ContractorFormal/informalDailyInduction, meetings, day to day business.
Department of Industry and ResourcesFormal/informalMonthly/AnnualMonthly reports and details associated with site specific incidents.
TropicanaEmployeesFormal/informalDaily/monthlyDiscuss specific environmental incidents and procedures when required.
Federal/State Government DepartmentsFormalMonthly/QuarterlyEngage and discuss associated exploration mining specific requirements.
Industry GroupsFormalMonthly/Bi monthlyAttend executive meetings, and associated working group meetings.
ContractorsFormal/informalDailyInduction, meetings, day to day business.
Indigenous CommunityFormal/informalAnnualEngage, provide details on programs and seek input where necessary.
NGOFormalMonthlyDiscuss specific environmental /community issues and seek input when required
Regional CouncilsFormal/informalMonthly/QuarterlyEngage, discuss and seek input/endorsement on exploration activities.
ENVIRONMENT
BoddingtonDepartment of Environment & ConservationFormalAs requiredPermits & Licensing
Environmental Protection AuthorityFormalAs requiredPermits & Licensing
Department of Industry & ResourcesFormalAs requiredPermits & Licensing
Department of Consumer & Employee ProtectionFormalAs requiredPermits & Licensing
Department of WaterFormalAs requiredPermits & Licensing
Department of HealthFormalAs requiredPermits & Licensing
Mineral Title Services Division of DoIRFormalAs requiredTenement administration and bonding
Commonwealth Department of ENV & HeritageFormalAs requiredEPBC Act Referrals
BGM Environmental Management Liaison GroupFormalBi-annuallyEnvironmental management activities/issues
Boddington Community Environmental CommitteeFormalMonthlyEnvironmental management activities/issues
Water CorporationBothAs requiredWater Re-use Agreement for STP effluent
Boddington ShireFormalAs requiredPermits & Licensing
Forest Products CommissionFormalAs requiredHarvesting and clearing
Bibbulmun Track FoundationBothAnnuallyPremier sponsor
Birds AustraliaBothAnnuallyBlack Cockatoo Research
Wildflower Society of WABothAnnuallyFlora Management
Western Australia MuseumBothAnnuallyBlack Cockatoo Research
Conservation Council of WABothAnnuallyEnvironmental management activities/issues
Bunbury Port AuthorityBothAs requiredConcentrate storage and load-out
Worsley Alumina Pty LtdBothAs requiredEnvironmental management activities/issues
Alcoa World Alumina AustraliaBothAs requiredEnvironmental management activities/issues
South West Aboriginal Land and Sea CouncilBothAs requiredAboriginal Heritage Management for clearing works
Gnaala Karla Booja – the Traditional OwnersBothAs requiredAboriginal Heritage Management for clearing works
Dwellingup Community COMPACBothAs requiredIn-kind support
Boddington River Action GroupFormallyMonthlyIn-kind support for environmental projects
Hotham LandcareBothMonthlyIn-kind support for environmental projects
Boddington, Dwellingup & Wandering SchoolsBothAnnuallyWorld ENV Day
Sunrise DamEmployeesFormal/informalDaily/monthlyDiscuss specific environmental incidents and procedures when required.
Industry bodyFormalMonthlyAttend executive meetings, and associated working group meetings.
ContractorFormal/informalDailyInduction, meetings, day to day business.
Department of Industry and ResourcesFormal/informalMonthly/Annualannual reports and details associated with site specific incidents.
Department of Environment and ConservationFormal/informalMonthly/AnnualAnnual report and details associated with site specific incidents
TropicanaEmployeesFormal/informalDaily/monthlyDiscuss specific environmental incidents and procedures when required.
Federal/State Government DepartmentsFormalMonthly/QuarterlyEngage and discuss associated exploration mining specific requirements.
Industry GroupsFormalMonthly/Bi monthlyAttend executive meetings, and associated working group meetings.
ContractorsFormal/informalDailyInduction, meetings, day to day business.
Regional CouncilsFormal/informalMonthly/QuarterlyEngage, discuss and seek input/endorsement on exploration activities.
NGOFormalMonthlyDiscuss specific environmental issues and seek input when required
Indigenous CommunityFormal/informalAnnualEngage, provide details on programs and seek input where necessary.
Boddington Health and Safety Local Emergency Management CommitteeFormalMonthlyDiscussion on local emergency management
Department of Consumer and Employment ProtectionFormal/informal Inspections, reporting of incidents, accidents
Construction contractorsInformalDailyInspections and walk-throughs
EPCM contractorFormal/informalMonthly/Weekly/DailyAudits, meetings, daily contact
EmployeesFormal/informalMonthly/Weekly/DailyMeetings, daily contact, inspections
HEALTH AND SAFETY
Sunrise DamEmployeesFormal/informalMonthlyCommunication of all materials related to operation of sites.
Department of Industry and Resources (State)Formal/informalQuarterlyMonthly reports and details associated with site specific incidents.
Industry BodiesFormalMonthlyAttend executive meeting and associated working group meetings.
ContractorsFormal/informalMonthlyInductions, meetings, day to day business.
Joint venture partnersFormal/informalMonthlysafety management, performance, reporting etc.
TropicanaEmployeesFormal/informalMonthlyCommunication of all materials related to operation of sites.
Department of Industry and Resources (State)Formal/informalQuarterlyMonthly reports and details associated with site specific incidents.
Industry BodiesFormalMonthlyAttend executive meeting and associated working group meetings.
ContractorsFormal/informalMonthlyInductions, meetings, day to day business.
Joint venture partnersFormal/informalMonthlysafety management, performance, reporting etc.

BRAZIL

Name of StakeholdersType of interaction (formal or informal)Frequency of interactionIssues dealt with during the year
HUMAN RIGHTS
Nova LimaCommunity Formal (neighborhood program, meetings with community leaders, toll free number) Very frequently 
EmployeesFormal (newspapers, intranet and e-mails to all employees. Events such as the coffee with the President, family tours in the mine and the Gold spouses program are also means utilized by the company for a constant interaction with employees.) Very frequently 
GovernmentFormal (the company has partnerships with local authorities, specially the municipality, to assist with the social development of the community nearby the operations.) Very frequently 
Environmental AgenciesFormal (The company's environmental division formally interacts with the environmental agencies.) Very frequently 
PressFormalNo Data 
EMPLOYMENT
MineraçãoEmployees/Employees' familyFormal / informalFrequently 
Community MembersFormal / informalFrequently 
UnionsFormal / informalMonthly 
Government authoritiesFormalFrequently 
Commercial Partners and consultantsFormalFrequently 
UniversitiesFormalOccasionally 
ContractorsFormalFrequently 
Serra GrandeHR EmployeesFormal/informalDaily 
Labour UnionFormal/informalWeekly 
Human Resources SuppliersFormal/informalDaily 
Local governmentFormal/informalMonthly 
Communities in generalFormal/informalDaily 
ENVIRONMENT
Serra GrandeAgência Ambiental de GoiásFormalSemestralCartas consulta e processos de licenciamento
Prefeitura MunicipalFormalVariávelCartas oficiais
ComunidadeFormalVariávelJornais e informativos
Departamento Nacional de Pesquisa MineralFormal VariávelCartas oficiais
BanksFormalWeeklyForeign exchange contracts, investments, hedge contracts, and funding negotiations.
ClientsFormalMonthlyGold bars and sulphuric acid sales
GovernmentFormalMonthlyEnvironmental issues, tax claims and tax refunds.
EmployeesFormalMonthlyLabor claims, social security payments and wage agreements
SocietyFormalMonthlyDonations for charity purposes, community investments, procurement initiative in the community.
SuppliersFormalDailySupply of different materials, machines and equipments.
ECONOMIC PERFORMANCE
MineraçãoBanksFormalWeeklyForeign exchange contracts, investments, hedge contracts, and funding negotiations.
ClientsFormalMonthlyGold bars and sulphuric acid sales
GovernmentFormalMonthlyEnvironmental issues, tax claims and tax refunds.
EmployeesFormalMonthlyLabour claims, social security payments and wage agreements
SocietyFormalMonthlyDonations for charity purposes, community investments, procurement initiative in the community.
SuppliersFormalDailySupply of different materials, machines and equipments.
Serra GrandeBanksFormalDailyForeign exchange contracts, investments, hedge contracts and funding negotiations.
ClientsFormalMonthlyGold bars sales.
GovernmentFormalMonthlyEnvironmental issues, tax claims and tax refunds.
EmployeesFormalMonthlyLabor claims, social security, payments and wage agreements.
CommunityFormalMonthlyDonations for charity purposes, community investments, procurement initiative in the community.
SuppliersFormalDailySupply of different materials, machines and equipments.
KinrossFormalMonthlyMeetings and Monthly Reports.
HEALTH AND SAFETY
MineraçãoEmployeesFormal/informalFrequently 
Inspectors of Mine (DRT). Safety and Health authorities.Formal/informalFrequently 
Universities and Technical schoolsFormal/informalFrequently 
Trade UnionFormal/informalOccasionally 
Official Fire Brigade for drillings and licensesFormal/informalAnnually 
National Nuclear Energy Commission (CNEN) for licensesFormalOccasionally 
Serra GrandeEmployeesFormal/informal Daily/monthlySafe behavior; Professional Responsibility; Policy Integrated SHE; Traffic Safety; Security Labor as the first value; December tools of prevention of incidents of supervision; importance of feed-back; analysis of specific risks.
SyndicateFormalMonthlyOportunidades de melhoria das condições de trabalho, com vistas a minimizado de riscos de incidentes.
Regional Labor OfficeFormalVariableStatistical information.
National Department of Mineral ResearchFormalMonthlyStatistical information.
UniversitiesInformal/formalVariableExchange of technology and consulting.
National Institute of Social SecurityFormalMonthlyStatistical information and collection of taxes.
HEALTH AND SAFETY
MineraçãoSurround operations communitiesFormalVery frequentTool free Number, Good Neighbour meetings and Q&A folders, workshops, public events and Momento (AGABM newspaper)
Employees and familiesFormal/informalVery frequentInternal communication channels (Intranet, Realce, Nosso Ouro, Notice board, workshops, etc).
GovernmentFormalFrequentMeetings, public events and Momento (AGABM newspaper)
NGOs and third sector representativesFormal/informalFrequentMeetings, workshops and seminars, exhibitions and Momento (AGABM newspaper)
Communities in generalFormal/informalRareDoubts received through the Toll Free Number, asks for financial and non financial donations
Ex-employeesFormal/informalVery frequentSilicoses issues and social and health projects to help those men
Serra GrandeCommunity Communities leadersFormal/informalMonthlySponsorship proposals; operational impacts; Local Development Programme.
Local governmentFormalMonthlySponsorship proposals; social development projects.
Communities in generalFormal/informalDailyOperational demands and doubts received through the Free Tool Number, requests to visit the company site.

GHANA

Name of StakeholdersType of interaction (formal or informal)Frequency of interactionIssues dealt with during the year
ETHICS AND GOVERNANCE
Gold HouseCommissioner of Internal Revenue Both formal and informalMonthly 
Chief Executive Minerals CommissionBoth formal and informalTwice a month 
National Security AdviserFormalMonthly 
Regional Minister Ashanti RegionFormalEvery other month 
COMMUNITY
IduapriemCommunity consultative Committee (CCC)FormalMonthlyCommunity participation/ownership, community jobs, water/health/sanitation, alternative livelihoods, education, infrastructural development
Community Liaison Group (CLG)FormalQuarterlyEvironmental, cyanide awareness, community participation/ownership, water/health/sanitation, education, community jobs
Monitoring Advisory Group (MAG)FormalBi-annual (can undertake emergency meetings)Community Development- alternative livelihoods, education, infrastructure, Envronment- alleged fecal matter discharge. Resettlement & compensation- Teberebie land for land, James Sarpong
Tarkwa Nsueam Municipal Assembly(TNMA) local governmentFormal/informalAs and when basis (can undertake emergency meetings)Resettlement & compensation- James Sarpong and other aggrieved farmers. Tarkwa & Abosso football park.
Traditional overlords- Apinto stoolFormal/informalAs and when basis.Resettlement & compensation - Ajopa resettlement, crop & structure compensation, role of chiefs in the field assessment of crops and structures
Ajopa resettlement committeeFormal/informalAs and when basisRates for compensation, RAP, implementation of RAP, assessment of crops/structure, proposed land for resettlement
ObuasiSurrounding CommunitiesFormal/informalDaily/MonthlyEnvironmental disturbances Compensation issues Socio-Economic Development Community requests & assistances Malaria control/Health/Sanitation
Local Government Authorities – Obuasi Municipal Assembly – Adansi North District Assembly – Adansi South District Assembly – Amansie Central District Assembly FormalMonthlyWaste Management Community Trust Fund Property rates Socio-Economic Development Land use Malaria control/Health/Sanitation
Traditional Authorities – Bekwai Traditional Council – Adnansi Traditional Council, Akrokerri Division, Akrofuom Division,  Edubiase Division, Dompoase Division o Ayaase Division,  Bodwesango Division, Fomena DivisionFormalQuarterlyLand use, Traditional rites & festivals, Community Development projects, Requests and Assistances, Royalties
NGO/CBOs, WACAM, CRIFFormal/informalAs may be determinedEnvironmental Awareness, Human Rights Issues, Compensation issues
Media – Shaft FM Radio, Obuasi – Graphic Communications – Ghanaian Times – The Chronicle – TV3/GTV – Kumasi FM Radios Formal/informalDailyPublic Relations Issues Nonfactual Press/Media reportage on AGA
Artisanal & Small Scale MinersFormal/informalAs may be determinedEffects of illegal mining Sustainable Alternative Livelihood Projects
King of AshantiFormalQuarterlySocial/HR Issues AngloGoldAshanti's commitment to the merger agreement
ECONOMIC PERFORMANCE
IduapriemMinerals Commission (Govt of Ghana)Formal InteractionMonthlyMonthly Reports
Ghana Chamber of CommerceFormal InteractionMonthlyMonthly Reports
Internal Revenue ServiceFormal InteractionMonthlyPayments of Employees PAYE and Withholding taxes, Royalties etc
Tarkwa-Nsuaem District AssemblyFormal/informal InteractionMonthly and as and when requiredPayments of other taxes, donations and other discussions
Chiefs & People of various Communities around the operation- Adieyie, Teberebie, Abupuminso, Wangarakrom etcFormal/informal InteractionMonthly and as and when requiredDiscussions on community issues, assistance required, projects etc
WAKAM etcFormal/informal InteractionAs and when requiredDiscussions on community issues
EmployeesFormal/informal InteractionRegularlyDiscussion on operational and welfare issues
Enviromental Protection Agency (EPA)Formal/informal InteractionMonthly and as and when requiredDiscussions on operational environmental & community issues
Ghana Mine Inspectorate DivisionFormal/informal InteractionMonthly and as and when requiredDiscussions on operational, mining & community issues.
ObuasiSmall-scale FarmersFormal/informalTwice/weekTraining in pig-rearing, construction of pig pens, site selection, income generation ventures
TailorsFormal/informalOnce /monthSewing of overalls, negotiation of contract
InvestorsFormal/informalOnce in two monthsEstablishment of garment factory, Sewing of overalls, negotiation of contract, employment of local tailors, delivery of overall supplies, quality of overalls
Citrus farmersFormal/informalAs requiredAssistance in establishment of citrus processing factory
Municipal AuthorityFormalOnce in two monthsCollaboration with the Municipality in AGA SMEDI projects
InvestorsFormalAs requiredInvestment opportunities in tourism and jewellery
ENVIRONMENT
IduapriemGhana's Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)FormalMonthly, Quarterly and Annually and as when necessary to visit the mineSubmission of monthly environmental monitoring returns to EPA Quarterly routine monitoring of key characteristics on the mine by EPA Officials Submission of 2007 Annual Environmental Report to EPA Notification sent to EPA for treatment and discharge of tailings supernatant water as new development on the mine Application for permit to build senior staff residential houses at Mile 1
Inspectorate Division of the Mineral CommissionFormalMonthly, Every 6 month, as and when necessarySubmission environmental monitoring returns Monitoring of key characteristics by the Officials as they visit the mine. Submission of environmental monthly report to the Inspectorate Division of Mineral Commission.
Water Resources Commission (WRC)FormalMonthly, Quarterly, as and when necessarySubmission of monthly water monitoring returns Quarterly visit to the mine by WRC Officials WRC Organized a workshop for stakeholders to discuss issues of importance on the Ankobra Water Basin
Wassa West Disrict Assembly (Local Government)FormalAs and whenDiscussion of community water and sanitation. Request made to the mine to assist in financing projects in the District. some
Radiation Protection InstituteFormalAnnually, as and when necessaryMonitoring of radioactive sources at the Processing Plant to check leakages.
ObuasiSurrounding CommunitiesFormal/informalDaily/MonthlyEnvironmental disturbances Compensation issues Socio-Economic Development Community requests & assistances Malaria control/Health/Sanitation
Local Government AuthoritiesFormalMonthlyWaste Management Community Trust Fund Property rates Socio-Economic Development Land se Malaria control/Health/Sanitation u
Traditional AuthoritiesFormalQuarterlyLand use Traditional rites & festivals Community Development projects Requests and Assistances Royalties
NGO/CBO'sFormal/informalBi-MonthlyEnvironmental Awareness Human Rights Issues Compensation issues
MediaFormal/informalDailyPublic Relations Issues Nonfactual Press/Media reportage on AGA
Artisanal & Small Scale MinersFormal/informalBi-MonthlyEffects of illegal mining Sustainable Alternative Livelihood Projects
EMPLOYMENT
IduapriemGhana Mine Workers Union (GMWU)Formal/informalAnnual, quarterly and monthly formal meetings/ As and when required 
General Manaufacturing and Metal Workers Union (GEMM)Formal/informalQuarterly and monthly formal meetings/ As and when required 
Senior Staff AssociationFormal/informalQuarterly and monthly formal meetings/ As and when required 
District Labour DeptFormal/informalAs and when required 
Regional and District Security Agencies-   
PoliceFormal/informalAs and when required 
National Labour CommissionFormal/informalAs and when required 
Ghana Employers AssociationFormal/informalAs and when required 
Ghana Chamber of MinesFormal/informalAnnual and quarterly formal meetings/ As and when required 
SAFETY AND HEALTH
IduapriemManagementFormalDaily, weekly, monthlyReporting
Inspectorate Division of Minerals Commission of GhanaFormalBi-weekly, monthlyInspections, advice, reporting (Monthly)
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)Formal/ informalMonthly/ as and whenMonitoring, reporting, seeking information and advice
Ministry of HealthFormalMonthlyReporting, advice
EmployeesFormal/informalDaily, weekly, monthlyEducation, communication, consultation training
Unions/Staff AssociationFormal/informalMonthly, adhocParticipation, consultation, communication
Municipal AssemblyFormalMonthly, as and whenCommunication
Local communitiesFormal/informalMonthly, quarterly, bi-annually and as and whenConsultation, participation & communication, education, training
ObuasiManagementFormalDaily, weekly, monthlyReporting
Inspectorate Division of Minerals Commission of GhanaFormalBi-weekly, monthlyInspections, advice, reporting (Monthly)
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)Formal/ informalMonthly/ as and whenMonitoring, reporting, seeking information and advice
Ministry of HealthFormalMonthlyReporting, advice
EmployeesFormal/informalDaily,weekly, monthlyEducation, communication, consultation training
HIV & AIDS
IduapriemEmployees and Dependants (Contractors included)Formal/informalWeekly/monthlyEducation Voluntary Counseling and Testing Medical Support
Ministry of HealthFormalMonthlyReporting / Support
Family health InternationalFormalMonthlyReporting
Ghana Aids CommissionFormalMonthlyReporting
CommuitiesFormal/informalMonthlyEducation Voluntary Counseling and Testing Medical Support
Obuasi ManagementFormal/informalMonthlyMonthly Report/ Quarterly Report Health Talk Reports
UnionInformalFortnightlyHealth Talk
Ghana Health Service /National AIDS Control   
Programme (NACP)FormalIntermonthly /QuarterlyReports HIV/AIDS Programmes & Workshops Equipment & Technical Support
Family Health International (FHI)Formal/informalQuarterlyReports Technical Support Financial Support
District Health DirectorateFormalMonthlyReports HIV/AIDS Programmes & Workshops Equipment & Technical Support
HIV Committee, Obuasi MineFormalWeeklyMeetings since Sep 2008
MALARIA
IduapriemAAIL ManagementFormalWeekly, monthlyReporting, malarial control program
Employees and their dependants (including contractors)Formal/informalMonthly,Education on malaria, Prompt treatment of Malaria cases and Encouraging compliance to malaria prophylaxis by expatriates
Ministry of Health, GhanaFormalMonthlyReporting
Communities ,Formal/informalMonthlyEducation on malaria and Prompt treatment of Malaria cases
Neighboring mines, Municipal Health Directorate, and The District Assembly. FormalNo Data Collaborated to conduct vector survey in order to put up malaria control program for the Tarkwa area for the benefit of all the mines around.
Obuasi Dr K Mensah, Ghana Health Services,Obuasi Regional DirectorFormal - Stakeholders, Informal - as requiredMonthlyMalaria prevention, control and treatment in the Ashanti Region
Dr O Somuah, Obuasi Municipal Assembly HealthFormal - Stakeholders, Informal - as requiredMonthlyStakeholders monthly meeting. Improving malaria statistics reporting.
Dr Carl August, AGA Obuasi mine hospitalFormal - Stakeholders,  Informal - as requiredMonthlyDiagnostic improvement. Statistics coordinating.
AGA employees UnionFormalWeeklyEducation on environmental cleanliness and prevention of malaria
Community leaders / Village ChiefsFormalWeeklyMeetings, workshops – malaria prevention/ mosquito breeding elimination
Dr Constance Bart - Plange. Manager: Ghana National Malaria Control ProgrammeFormal - Stakeholders, Informal - as requiredWhen deemed necessaryCoordinating with National policy. Cooperation on global fund Proposal for IRS in 40 districts of Ghana.
Dr Paul Psychas - USAID Presidents Malaria InitiativeInformal - as requiredAs necessaryCooperation and assistance with PMI programme in Ghana.
Mr J Williams, Estate Manager: Obuasi MineFormal - Stakeholders, Informal - as requiredMonthlya. Repair of drains and septic tanks in AGA housing
b. Distribution of pamphlets
Mr S Owusu Ansah-Municipal EnvironmentalFormal - Stakeholders Repair of broken drains and septic tanks
ManagerInformal - as requiredMonthlyJoint mosquito breeding awareness campaign

GUINEA

Name of StakeholdersType of interaction (formal or informal)Frequency of interactionIssues dealt with during the year
COMMUNITY
SiguiriLocal Administrative Representatives (Sous Prefect) FormalVery oftenMine Expansion Project related issues (Area1, 2 and 3 in Kintinian), Land Acquisition issues, Artisanal Mining and vandalism acts within our pits,  Community Needs and relationship
Political Representatives (CRD)FormalVery oftenMine Expansion Project related issues (Area1, 2 and 3 in Kintinian), Land Acquisition issues, Artisanal Mining and vandalism acts within our pits,  Community Needs and relationship
Eldership and local leadersInformalOftenMine Expansion Project related issues (Area1, 2 and 3 in Kintinian), Land Acquisition issues, Artisanal Mining and vandalism acts within our pits,  Community Needs and relationship
GovernorFormalOccasionallyElectrification project
State and National OfficialsFormalOccasionallyEnvironment related issues, our mining activities, Siguiri electrification project
ENVIRONMENT
SiguiriHead of Prefectoral Environmental Section (from Siguiri)FormalNot frequent- no schedule 
Head of Prefectorl Mining Section (from Siguiri)FormalNo specific schedule 
Head of Prefectoral Forestry and Water section (Siguiri)FormalNo Specific schedule 
Environment & Forestry Representative from Kintinia Sous PrefectureFormalNo specific schedule 
Regional Inspector of Mines (Kankan)FormalNo specific schedule 
Regional Environmental Inspector (Kankan)FormalNo specific schedule 
Regional Inspector Forestry and WaterFormalNo specific schedule 
GIRENS (Intergrated management of water resources in the River Niger (upstream)FormalQuarterly 
Ministry of EnvironmentFormalNo specific schedule 
Ministry of MinesFormalNo specific schedule 
National direction of Forestry and Water (Conakry)FormalNo specific schedule 
National Direction of Hydraulogy (Conakry)FormalNo specific schedule 
Central laboratory of Environment (Conakry)FormalNo specific schedule 
EMPLOYMENT
SiguiriEmployeesFormalDaily 
UnionFormalMonthly 
Labour AuthoritiesFormalPeriodically 
Immigration/ Customs/ AviationFormalWeekly 
HUMAN RIGHTS
SiguiriThe militaryFormal InteractionBiweeklyOperational report and difficulties in keeping the mine safe.
The PoliceFormalAs and when need beTo sort out issues relating violations of the law
Immigration AuthoritiesFormalWeeklyTo ensure legislation on travel documentation is not violated
HEALTH AND SAFETY
SiguiriMinistry of MiningFormalOnce a year 
Direction Nationale des MinesFormalOnce a year 
Direction Nationale de la Survellance des Concessions MineresFormalOnce a year 
Laboratoire Nationale deguineeFormalOnce a year 
Chambre des mines de GuineeFormalOnce a year 
Insoection General du TravailFormalOnce a year 
Secretariat General union mines et carriersformalOnce a year 
Inspection Regionale du travailformalOnce a year 
Direction Prefecturale des mines et carriers,   
des Euuxs et Foret et chassesFormalOnce a year 
Union Prefectorale du Syndicat des transportformalOnce a year 
HIV & AIDS
SiguiriHIV/AIDS Committee Company SAGFormalEvery year or as necessaryDistribution of condoms, distribution of t-shirts and kepi, awareness campaigns on site and surrounding villages, debates, cultural and sportive demonstrations, posters and folders, projection of films or videos
Guinea Chamber of MinesFormalTwice in year or as necessaryWorkshops, statistics, posters and folders
Ministry of Health (CNLS) National Committee against HIV/AIDSFormalEvery year or as necessaryWorkshops, statistics, posters and folders
Direction Prefectoral of Health SiguiriFormalEvery month and when it is necessaryWorkshops, statistics
Head Office Accra (AGA)FormalEvery MonthReports, statistics
Peer Educators (SAG and Local Autorities)FormalEvery quarterReports, statistics
SAG/Contractors employees and dependentsFormalEverydayCondoms, education and information
Surrounding Populations Boure and SiguiriFormalEvery yearEducation and Information, condoms, posters and folders, t-shirts and kepi
PSI (Population Service International) NGOInformalEvery yearWorkshops, posters and folders
OSFAM (Option Familial Health) NGOInformalEvery yearWorkshops, posters and folders
PRISME - Guinea NGOInformalEvery yearWorkshops, posters and folders
 
CECOJE Local NGOInformalEvery yearEducation and information, distribution of condoms, distribution of Posters and folders, awareness campaigns
RTG (Radio Television Guinea)FormalEvery quarterAwareness, education and information
Local Radio FM - SiguiriFormalEvery quarter and when it is necessaryAwareness, education and information
MALARIA
SiguiriMinistry of Healthformalonce in yearWorkshops, statistics
Health Direction Prefectoral of Siguiriformalevery monthStatistics, assistance
SAG/Contractors employees, dependents and local communityformalevery monthSensitisation, education & information, mosquito nets,  journal
AGA Head Office - Accraformalevery monthReports, statistics
CECOJE Local NGOinformalonce a year or as necessarySensitisation, education & information
Local Radio FMinformaltwice a year or as necessarySensitisation, education & information

MALI

Name of StakeholdersType of interaction (formal or informal)Frequency of interactionIssues dealt with during the year
COMMUNITY
MorilaRegional & National Environmental Department. National Directorate of Geology and Mines FormalBi annualEnvironmental audit including water quality control
CommunityFormal/informalMonthly - on requestMonthly feedback on projects and discuss issues raised
NGO, Civil Society, JournalistInformalOn requestIssues concerning the community well being and their concern
Sadiola YatelaLocal communities near Semos & Yatela MinesFormal : - Community consultation workshop - Cyanide awarness with communities - Stakeholders annual forumQuarterly Quarterly AnnualWater pollution concerns, dust and cyanide management. Progress on operational mining activities, Sustainable development program etc.
Elected Communal authorities, Government local representatives, Regional and National Administrative servicesFormalStakeholders annual forumCommunity development programs; Progress on operational mining activities, etc.
Non-Governmental Organizations and Community Based Organizations (local, Regional, National and International groups)Formal : Sadiola Migrant Association in France Association PARIDIOLAQuarterly recommendation follow up meetings & annual forumMining activities socio-eco positive and negative impacts on the communities, Sustainable development programs
Annual Forum recommendations follow up committeeFormalQuarterlyOver see progress of annual forum recommendation
Government officials & local, regional and national regulators agencies and human right groupsFormalNot Applicable (NA)Malian laws and regulations in place.
Shareholders (Semos & Yatela Board of Directors)FormalQuarterlyMining activities review
IDAP Board of DirectorsFormalQuarterlySustainable Development programme
Employees and Labor Unions and employees' famillies.FormalMonthlyIssues pertaining business principles, laws, ethical, morals and values.
Educational organizationsInformalNAPartership for assistance to education
Elderly, religious and vulnerable persons groups.InformalNASupport and assistance
Specially concerned people/groups with interest with your sites (activists like Friends of Earth, SHERPA etc.)FormalNAComplains for compensation
Suppliers and customersFormalNASelling or buying products
ECONOMIC PERFORMANCE
MorilaRepublic of MaliFormal/informalQuarterly board & ad hoc meetingsTax issues, mine closure discussions, import route for consumables
PressFormal/informalBi annualDiscussions with the local press
UnionFormal/informalRegularlyWage negotiations & briefing sessions
StaffFormal/informalAs neededEmployment related issues
Local suppliersFormal/informalAs requiredImport route change ; deliveries
Local communityFormal/informalAs requiredVarious community issues
ShareholdersFormal/informalAs requiredVarious matters addressed by the board of directors
ENVIRONMENT
MorilaRegional & National Environmental Department. National Directorate of Geology and MinesFormalBi annualEnvironmental Audit including Water quality control
CommunityFormal/informalMonthly - on requestNo Data Monthly feedback on projects and discuss issues raised
NGO, Civil Society, JournalistInformalOn requestIssues concerning the community well being and their concern
Sadiola YatelaLocal government official : Maire and Sous Prefet FormalQuarterlyEnvironment Incident
Top managementFormalWeeklyProduction issues
Local community near mine siteFormalMonthlyCommunity concern about mine impact
Government officials: Control of water qualityFormalQuarterlyWater quality control in mine site
Non-Govermental OrganisationsInformalNAEnvironmental impact by mine activity
Contractors for rehabilitation workFormalMonthlyRehabilitation contract
National water regulatorFormalAnnuallyWater quality issue
EMPLOYMENT
MorilaShareholdersFormal/informalQuarterly 
EmployeesFormal/informalDaily 
Employees representativesFormal/informalDaily 
Union (Regional/National)Formal/informalRegularly 
Labor AdministrationFormal/informalMonthly 
Local authoritiesFormal/informalRegularly 
CommunitiesFormal/informalRegularly 
Business partnersFormal/informalAccording to need 
SubcontractorsFormal/informalRegularly 
Families of employeesInformalFrom time to time 
Sadiola Yatela Sadiola & Yatela Mines Union committeesFormal interaction and communication to maintain a stable IR climate Weekly meetings and day to day communication to address specific issues 
Nation Mining Union Institution (SECNAMI /SYNACOME)Formal &informal interaction to share the organisation future perspectives and site issuesMonthly and quarterly 
Labor Offics Bamako& KayesFormal interaction as part of the Mines relations building initiativesMonthly and or when required 
Sadiola and Yatela local authorities (Officials) Sous-Prefet & MayorFormal interaction in order to discuss or assess progresses achieved with regard to the annual stakeholders workshop recommendations( Employment rubric)Quarterly meetings 
Business partners( Moolmans, AMS, Boart Longyear, OPGES, CumminsInformal and formal interaction with the aim to share business requirements( labor relations and report) Monthly and when needed. 
HUMAN RIGHTS
Sadiola YatelaAMDH ( Malian Association of Human Rights)   
HEALTH AND SAFETY
Sadiola YatelaANGLOGOLD ASHANTIFormalAnnually, Quarterly, Monthly, Weekly, Daily.Safety Campaign" Safety is Our First Value'', OHSAS 18001:1999 Certification.
IAMGOLDFormalAnnually, Quarterly, Monthly, Weekly, Daily.Safety Campaign" Safety is Our First Value'', OHSAS 18001:1999 Certification.
IFC not part of Yatela MineFormalAnnually, Quarterly, Monthly, Weekly. Safety Campaign" Safety is Our First Value'', OHSAS 18001:1999 Certification.
Mali GovernmentFormalAnnually, Quarterly, Monthly.Safety Campaign" Safety is Our First Value'', OHSAS 18001:1999 Certification.
Employees and FamiliesFormalAnnually, Quarterly, Monthly, Weekly, Daily.Safety Campaign" Safety is Our First Value'', OHSAS 18001:1999 Certification.
HIV & AIDS
MorilaHCNLSFormalAs requiredAnnual assembly of private sector coalition, VCT project drafting process
CRADEInformalAs requiredMVU in surrounding villages, refresh training for mine and community peer educators
PSI/MALIInformalAs requiredLab technician training in counseling and testing, one week intensive VCT
COMMUNITYFormalQuarterlyMeetings of Morila HIV/AIDS Piloting committee and Planning of activities in community
Sadiola YatelaSame as Company StakeholdersFormal report to General ManagerMonthlyHIV awareness campaigns held throughout the mining operations. Currently formalising an official HIV awareness programme.
MALARIA
MorilaPNLPInformalAs neededDocumentation, expertise
CommunityFormalPermanentSensitisation and spraying campaign
Sadiola YatelaSame as Company StakeholdersFormal reportsMonthlyIndoor residual spraying, impregnated bednets, investigated larvaciding.

NAMIBIA

Name of StakeholdersType of interaction (formal or informal)Frequency of interactionIssues dealt with during the year
COMMUNITY
NavachabInterested and Affected Parties (local community, business operators and farmers) FormalOnce annuallyLife of mine. environmental assessment. Monitoring of ground levels and rehabilitation. water
ECONOMIC PERFORMANCE
NavachabKaribib Municipality and Town CouncilFormalQuarterlyAllocation of plots
Ministry of FinanceFormalMonthly, quarterly and annuallyTax returns and queries raised on assessments done in the past
Ministry of Mines and EnergyFormalAnnually and monthlyMonthly production report and an annual production report
NampowerFormalQuarterlyThe possibility of power interruptions due to a lack of power supply from RSA
NamwaterFormalMonthlySettlement of account and discussions on reconciliations
BarloworldFormalMonthlySettlement of account and discussions on reconciliations
Karibib Private SchoolFormalMonthlyPayment of school fees of employees children
Shell NamibiaFormalMonthly and QuarterlySettlement of account and discussions on reconciliations Quarterly performance reviews
Bank of NamibiaFormalQuarterlySupply of statistics
Atlas CopcoFormalMonthly and quarterlySettlement of account and discussions on reconciliations Quarterly performance reviews
ENVIRONMENT
NavachabKaribib CommunityFormalOnce a yearI&A P meeting
Regional CommunityInformalAd hocNone
    
EMPLOYMENT
NavachabEmployees, contractors and service providersFormal/informalAd hoc 
HEALTH AND SAFETY
NavachabContractorsFormal/informal InteractionNo Data 
Community of Karibib & UsakosFormal/informal InteractionNo Data 
Businesses in Karibib TownFormal InteractionNo Data 
EmployeesFormal/informal InteractionDaily 
HIV & AIDS
NavachabEmployeesInformalDay to day 
Peer EducatorsFormalMonthly 
OHEPFormalMonthly 
NGOsFormalOn invitation 
GovernmentFormalOn invitation 

TANZANIA

Name of StakeholdersType of interaction (formal or informal)Frequency of interactionIssues dealt with during the year
EMPLOYMENT
 The Government of Tanzania Formal InteractionWhenever the need arises 
The Geita CommunityFormal interactionWeekly 
COMMUNITY
GeitaGeita District CouncilGeita Community Relations Committee, Village Government Meetings for 13 villages bordering the Mine and Ward Development Committees for 4 Wards surrounding the MineMonthlyIssues pertaining to Community relations and development6 planning for projects implemented jointly or planned to be implemented in the near future.
 Chamber of Energy and Minerals (Social Dev. & PR Sub-committee)Formal interaction of all Mining and Energy Operations in the CountryMonthlyDeliberation on development that have bearing on the Corporate Social Responsibility of the Mining and Energy Sector in the Country
 National Environmental Management Council FormalAdhocReview and Monitoring of the Mine's Compliance to the National and International Environmental Regulations
 MediaFormal/informalQuarterly and ad hocUpdate of the status of the Mine as far as production and corporate social responsibility are concerned. The GGM media interaction forum serves as a an avenue for raising public awareness on the mining sector, and specific to the operation for the purpose of building a common understanding.
 Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) and Faith-based Organisations (FBOs)Formal/informalAdhocDialogue on issues of concern raised by either part concerning the operation, its impact on the surrounding community and measures to mitigate them. We also discuss areas of potential partnership with the NGOs and FBOs.
ECONOMIC PERFORMANCE
GeitaEmployeesFormalDailyWork related
Government OfficialsFormalAs necessaryTaxation, Regulatory and Compliance matters
Local Government OfficialsFormal/informalAs necessaryCompliance matters
Village LeadersInformalAs necessaryCommunity Relations matters
Suppliers/ContractorsFormalAs necessaryBusiness Related
ENVIRONMENT
GeitaGGM and Contractor Employees and ManagementFormal/informalVaries from a few days to weekly, monthly and annually depending on the subject matterEMS manual and procedures, Inspection checklists, Audit and Inspection Reports, Environmental Incidents
Ministry of Energy and MineralsFormalVariesAnnual Reporting, Major incidents reporting
Other Government Agencies (National Environmental Management Council, NEMC; Ministry of Water, Forestry Department, Government Chemist Laboratory Agecy)FormalvariesAnnual Reporting, Site visits, Tree clearing issues within the Geita forest Reserve
Surrounding Community (Local business and Service providers, Landholders, neighbours and nearby residents, Local Government, NGOs and Community groups)FormalVariesTree nurseries establishment to supply seedlings to the mine, Agreement to do re-vegetation on disturbed areas of the mine, mine closure issues
Politicians (e.g. Members of Parliament, etc)FormalVariesSite visits to the mine
HEALTH AND SAFETY
GeitaMines DepartmentBothRegularlyIncidents Regulations
Chamber of MinesBothMonthly and quarterlySafety Statistics Safety Meetings
PoliceBothRegularlyTraffic issues
SuppliersBothRegularlyCondition of equipment
HIV & AIDS
GeitaAfrican Medical Research Foundation (AMREF)FormalBiannuallyMine Heath Program planning and feedback session
AMREFInformalMonthlyMonthly program activities
Mine Peer health educatorsFormalMonthlyTraining, feedback and support
Geita District Hospital (GDH)FormalBiannuallyMine Heath Program planning and feedback session
Geita District Council repsFormalBiannuallyMine Heath Program planning and feedback session
Geita Gold Mine Community and sustainable development managerFormalBiannuallyMine Heath Program planning and feedback session
MALARIA
GeitaAMREFFormalMonthlyMalaria steering committee member
Geita District Malaria CoordinatorFormalMonthlyMalaria steering committee member
Geita District Medical OfficerFormalMonthlyMalaria steering committee member
Geita District Council RepresentativeFormalMonthlyMalaria steering committee member
    
Tanzanian National Malaria Control ProgramInformalBiannuallyUpdate on malaria program progress and invited to attend steering committee meeting
AGA Malaria Control CoordinatorInformalAnnuallyProgress report
AGA GGM BoardFormalAnnuallyRoll out of the malaria control program deferred until external funding has been secured to ensure programme sustainability

USA

Name of StakeholdersType of interaction (formal or informal)Frequency of interactionIssues dealt with during the year
ETHICS AND GOVERNANCE
DenverEmployees and Families InformalDaily / Quarterly with "All Hands" meetings, newsletters, etc. 
Teller County Government – Commissioners, Planning Department, and Planning CommissionFormal/informalWeekly 
Colorado Division of Reclamation Mining & safetyFormal/informalWeekly 
City of VictorFormal/informalWeekly 
City of Cripple CreekFormal/informalWeekly 
Historic Groups – Southern Teller County Focus Group and Teller County Environmental and Historical CoalitionInformalWeekly and quarterly, respectively 
State and Federal elected OfficialsInformalWeekly during legislative session, and quarterly other times 
Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment – Air Pollution Control Division and Water Quality Control DivisionFormal/informalMonthly 
Advocacy Groups – Colorado Mining Association, National Mining Association, Action 22, Club 20, etc.InformalWeekly for CMA, Quarterly for others 
Local PressInformalWeekly 
Vendors/SuppliersFormalDaily/Weekly 
HUMAN RIGHTS
DenverEmployees and FamiliesDaily / Quarterly with "All Hands" meetings, newsletters, etc.Daily / Quarterly with "All Hands" meetings, newsletters, etc. 
Teller County Government – Commissioners, Planning Department, and Planning CommissionFormal/informalWeekly 
Colorado Division of Reclamation Mining & safetyFormal/informalWeekly 
City of VictorFormal/informalWeekly 
City of Cripple CreekFormal/informalWeekly 
Focus Group and Teller CountyInformalWeekly and Quarterly, respectively 
State and Federal elected OfficialsInformalWeekly during legislative session, and quarterly other times 
Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment – Air Pollution Control Division and Water Quality Control DivisionFormal/informalMonthly 
Advocacy Groups – Colorado Mining Association, National Mining Association, Action 22, Club 20, etc.InformalWeekly for CMA, Quarterly for others 
Vendors/SuppliersFormalDaily/Weekly 
EMPLOYMENT
DenverEmployees and FamiliesInformalDaily / Quarterly with "All Hands" meetings, newsletters, etc. 
Teller County Government – Commissioners, Planning Department, and Planning CommissionFormal/informalWeekly 
Colorado Division of Reclamation Mining & SafetyFormal/informalWeekly 
City of VictorFormal/informalWeekly 
City of Cripple CreekFormal/informalWeekly 
Focus Group and Teller County Environmental and Historical CoalitionInformalWeekly and quarterly, respectively 
State and Federal elected OfficialsInformalWeekly during legislative session, and quarterly other times 
Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment – Air Pollution Control Division and Water Quality Control DivisionFormal/informalMonthly 
Advocacy Groups – Colorado Mining Association, National Mining Association, Action 22, Club 20, etc.InformalWeekly for CMA, Quarterly for others 
Local PressInformalWeekly 
Vendors/SuppliersFormalDaily/Weekly 
   
COMMUNITY
CC&VEmployees and FamiliesInformalDaily / Quarterly with "All Hands" meetings, newsletters, etc.Day to day operations, Mine Life Extension
Teller County Government –   
CommissionersFormal/informalMonthlyMine Operations, Mine Life Extension
Teller County Government - Planning   
Department, Planning CommissionFormal/informalMonthlyMine Operations, Mine Life Extension
City of VictorFormal/informalWeeklyMine Operations, Mine Life Extension, Water Issues, Community Activities
City of Cripple CreekFormal/informalMonthlyMine Operations, Mine Life Extension, Community Activities
Historic Groups – Southern Teller County Focus Group, Victor Improvement Association, and Teller County Environmental and Historical CoalitionInformalWeekly and Quarterly, respectivelyMine Operations, Mine Life Extension, Community Projects, Historic Resources, Trail Maintenance, Victor Museum, Grants/ Fundraising, Economic Development
 
State and Federal elected OfficialsInformalWeekly during legislative session, and quarterly other times 
Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment – Air Pollution Control Division and Water Quality Control DivisionFormal/informalMonthly 
Association, National Mining Association, Action 22, Club 20, etc.InformalWeekly for CMA, Quarterly for othersAction 22 - Legislation impacting region, economic development
Local PressInformalBi-WeeklyMine Operations, Mine Life Extension, Community Activities, Donations
Vendors/SuppliersFormalDaily/Weekly 
Colorado Department of RevenueFormalMonthly 
Citizens of Cripple Creek and VictorInformalSporaticDiscussions of Mine Life Extension, Mine Operations, Community Activities
Cripple Creek Casino OperatorsInformalSporaticDiscussions of Mine Life Extension, Mine Operations, Community Activities
Other Community Organizations - Chamber of Commerce, Pikes Peak Regional Hospital Foundation, Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments, Park Board, professional and public tour groupsInformalWeekly/ MonthlyDiscussions of Mine Life Extension, Mine Operations, Community Activities, Activities of the Organization, Fundraising/ Grants
ECONOMIC PERFORMANCE
CC&V Employees and FamiliesInformalDaily / Quarterly with "All Hands" meetings, newsletters, etc. 
Teller County Government - Commissioners, Planning Department, and Planning CommissionFormal/informalWeekly 
Colorado Division of Reclamation Mining & SafetyFormal/informalWeekly 
City of VictorFormal/informalWeekly 
City of Cripple CreekFormal/informalWeekly 
Historic Groups – Southern Teller County Focus Group and Teller County Environmental and Historical CoalitionInformalWeekly and quarterly, respectively 
State and Federal elected OfficialsInformalWeekly during legislative session, and quarterly other times 
Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment – Air Pollution Control Division and Water Quality Control DivisionFormal/informalMonthly 
Association, National Mining Association, Action 22, Club 20, etc.InformalWeekly for CMA, Quarterly for others 
Local PressInformalWeekly 
Vendors/SuppliersFormalDaily/Weekly 
Colorado Department of RevenueFormalMonthly 
ENVIRONMENT
CC&VEmployees and FamiliesInformalDaily / Quarterly with "All Hands" meetings, newsletters, etc. 
Teller County Government – Commissioners, Planning Department, and Planning CommissionFormal/informalWeekly 
Colorado Division of Reclamation Mining & SafetyFormal/informalWeekly 
City of VictorFormal/informalWeekly 
City of Cripple CreekFormal/informalWeekly 
Historic Groups – Southern Teller County Focus Group and Teller County Environmental and Historical CoalitionInformalWeekly and quarterly, respectively 
State and Federal elected OfficialsInformalWeekly during legislative session, and quarterly other times 
Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment – Air Pollution Control Division and Water Quality Control DivisionFormal/informalMonthly 
Advocacy Groups – Colorado Mining Association, National Mining Association, Action 22, Club 20, etc.InformalWeekly for CMA, Quarterly for others 
Local PressInformalWeekly 
Vendors/SuppliersFormalDaily/Weekly 
SAFETY AND HEALTH
CC&VEmployees and FamiliesInformal Daily / Quarterly "All Hands" meetings, newsletters, etc. 
Teller County Government – Commissioners, Planning Department, and Planning CommissionFormal/informalWeekly 
Colorado Division of Reclamation Mining and SafetyFormal/informalWeekly 
City of VictorFormal/informalWeekly 
City of Cripple CreekFormal/informalMonthly 

EXPLORATION

Name of StakeholdersType of interaction (formal or informal)Frequency of interactionIssues dealt with during the year
ETHICS AND GOVERNANCE
 ManagementInformal Ad hocConflicts of interest Gifts
COMMUNITY
DRCMongbwalu ForumInformalOnce a month and anytime depending on the matterUpdate on operations general situation feedback from community and social issues/plan
Mongbwalu MayorFormalAnytime depending on the matterUpdate on the operations community,  social issues and general situation
Monuc HQ/IturiFormalOnce a month and anytime depending on the matterGeneral situation update on the operations
Ituri District CommissionerFormalOnce a month and anytime depending on the matter
 
Update on the operations community,  social issues and general situation
Ituri Intelligence Officer/ANRFormalAnytime depending on the security situationGeneral situation
CDC/Ituri Civil SocietyFormalOnce per quarterUpdate on the operations community and social issues
FARDC Zone Ops chiefFormalAnytime depending on the security situationGeneral situation
Bishops/ catholic, Protestant aje MuslimFormalAnytime depending on issuesUpdate on the operations community and social issues
Governor of province OrientaleFormalAny time he visits IturiUpdate on the operations community,  social issues and general situation
Chiefs of villagesInformalAnytime when neededUpdate on the operations community and social issues
Administrateur du territoire de DjuguFormalOnce every two monthsUpdate on the operations community, social issues and general situation
Mongbwalu Catholic priestInformalAnytime when neededUpdate on the operations community and social issues
EMPLOYMENT
DRCMinistry of WorkersFormal interaction When required 
Inspection of workFormal / Informal interactionWhen required 
Institute National of Social SecurityFormal interaction Regularly 
Administration of TaxesFormal interactionWhen it's required 
BanquesFormal interactionRegularly 
ColombiaEmployeesFormalDay to day 
SupervisorsFormalDay to day 
FamiliesInformalYearly 
Business PartnersFormalDay-to-day 
AuthoritiesFormalDay-to-day 
SuppliersFormalDay-to-day 
HeadquartersFormalMonthly 
CommunitiesinformalNo Data 
ContractorsFormalDay to day 
UniversitiesFormalBi-annually 
SAFETY AND HEALTH
DRCDoctor in charge of Mongbwalu HospitalFormal/informal interactionFrequentlyFollow up of medical situation of our employees or contractor's employees admitted to the hospital
Administrator of Mongbwalu HospitalFormal/informalFrequentlyAdministrative follow up of medical situation of our employees or contractors' employees admitted to the hospital
Doctor in charge of Mongbwalu health zoneFormal/informalFrequentlyFollow up of all the issues related to the opening of our occupational health clinic Follow up of medical situation of our employees or contractor's employees admitted to others health programs as TB program, HIV/AIDS, ...
Doctor in charge of Djugu health districtFormal/informalIn case of needFollow up of all the issues related to the opening of our occupational health clinic. Demand of authorisation for ordering medical items
Doctor in charge of Bomoi Clinic in Bunia townInformalIn case of needMedical referral of our employees or contractors' employees for medical cares, X-Ray examination and physical rehabilitation
Doctor in charge of Bunia General HospitalInformalIn case of needMedical referral of our employees or contractor's employees for mid level of medical cares
Dentist responsible of Meno Muzuri Dental Clinic in Bunia townInformalIn case of needMedical referral of our employees or contractor's employees for dental cares
Laboratory technician of M.C. Vandekerchove in Bunia townInformalIn case of needMedical referral of our employees or contractor's employees for specialized lab exams
Oculist of Caritas Clinic in Bunia townInformalIn case of needMedical referral of our employees or contractor's employees for eye cares
Manager of International Hospital Kampala in UgandaInformalIn case of needMedical referral of our employees or contractor's employees for high level medical cares
ColombiaColombia Social Protection MinistryFormalOnce per quarterExpert Committee member for new legislation in OH&S
Professional Risk Inssurance CompanyFormalOnce per monthNational OH&S Program, performance review, training
Local Health Entities (Hospitals)FormalOnce per monthHealth services for supporting our Greenfields exploration in case of medical emergencies or accidents work
JVs (B2GOLD, MEGAURANIUM)FormalPermanentlyOH&S risk management system implementation (OHSAS 18001)
Work Associates CooperativeFormalPermanentlyOH&S performance review, guidelines alignment
OH&S Corporate DirectionFormalPermanentlyMonthly performance informs, work accidents reports
ENVIRONMENT
ColombiaCommunity (Includes civil authorities, community associations, students and environmental groups)Formal/informal interaction Diary, weekly, and when the activities make it necessary
 
Environmental education material, forestal material, trees, plants, presentations, videos, etc.
CORTOLIMA (Regional Environmental Authority)Formal interaction Weekly or monthly.Reports, official requirements, concessions, permissions
Environmental MinistryFormal interactionWeekly or monthly.Forest substraction Area process
NGOsFormal/informal interactionDiary, weekly, and when the activities make it necessaryEnvironmental education material, forestal material, trees, plants, presentations, videos, etc

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ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI Report to Society 2008